lofty adjective \ˈlȯf-tē\
: rising to a great height : very tall and impressive
: very high and good : deserving to be admired
: showing the insulting attitude of people who think that they are better, smarter, or more important than other people
a : elevated in character and spirit : noble <lofty ideals>
b : elevated in status : superior
a : rising to a great height : impressively high <lofty mountains>
b : remote, esoteric
Examples of LOFTY
- He set lofty goals for himself as a teacher.
- She showed a lofty disregard for their objections.
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